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What is Wrong with Mid Acts Dispensationalism? What do Mid Acts Believe about the Gospel? Why be Concerned?

What is Mid Acts Dispensationalism? What do Mid Acts Dispensationalists believe about the Gospel? Why be concerned?

What is wrong with what Mid Acts Dispensationalists believe and teach about the Gospel? Mid Acts are not rightly dividing the Word of God, the Bible, by falsely teaching that Paul and Peter preached different gospels.  Mid Acts Dispensationalism is also known as Pauline Onlyism, Hyper-Dispensationalism, Ultra-Dispensationalism, and the main issue being discussed in this video is to show how they misrepresent the gospel Jesus Christ and falsely teach that Paul preached a different gospel from Jesus, Peter and the apostles. Is Mid Acts Dispensationalism false, unbiblical, heretical?  Did Peter really teach a different gospel than what Paul preached?  Mid Acts teachings on Paul and Peter are biblically inaccurate, and they are not rightly dividing the Word of God, the Bible, as they claim (2 Timothy 2:15).

What Mid Acts Dispensationalism believes about Paul preaching salvation by grace first, and that Jesus, Peter and the other apostles not preaching salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.  This is not rightly dividing the Word of God according to the Scriptures, the Bible (2 Timothy 2:15).

What do Mid Acts Dispensationalists believe that is true and that is false? Mid Acts Dispensationalists have been taught to believe that Paul was the first Christian to be saved by grace through faith in Jesus. Mid Acts Dispensationalists also believe that Paul preached a different gospel from Jesus, Peter, and the other apostles. Mid Acts Dispensationalists do not believe the mystery of grace is found in any of the New Testament writings other than Paul’s writings.  This is twisting the Scriptures as Peter wrote in 2 Peter 3:15-17, and the Mid Acts teachers are not rightly dividing the Word of God, the Bible, and this is an issue to be aware of.

  • Mid Acts Dispensationalists Believe…

“Paul not only taught a different message but a different gospel than the disciples. Whereas, the disciples taught faith in the Christ as the Son of God and commandment-keeping as their standard for righteousness, Paul revealed a message of trusting the function of the death and resurrection for justification” www.graceambassadors.com/salvation/did-paul-preach-a-different-gospel

“The gospel taught by Peter and the Lord in his earthly ministry was without the cross. Nobody could be saved in Matthew-John by the gospel of the cross, which is the only gospel that brings salvation to all men today.” www.graceambassadors.com/salvation/a-gospel-without-the-cross

“Although the message taught by John, Jesus, and Peter was verified by the historical Scripture, Paul makes an extraordinary claim. He claims that his message was not revealed to anyone prior!” www.graceambassadors.com/mystery/was-pauls-message-unique

  • What the Bible teaches

The Bible teaches the doctrine and mystery of grace of Jesus Christ, and that is how anyone is saved. Jesus taught the apostles during His ministry His death (cross) and resurrection, but they did not understand salvation by grace until after Jesus was resurrected (Luke 24:44-46). Throughout the book of Acts, in Paul’s letters, in Peter’s letters, and in John’s letters we see that anyone can be saved and receive eternal life apart from works for salvation (Acts 10:39-43; Acts 15:7-11; Acts 16:31; Romans 3:21-31; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Ephesians 2:8-9; 1 Peter 1:10-12; 1 John 5:10-13). The mystery of the gospel was revealed after Jesus’ death and resurrection, which is important to understand. It is always important to examine the Scriptures in their proper context.  This is rightly dividing the Word of God, the Bible, in truth (2 Timothy 2:15).

Jesus taught His death(cross), burial, and resurrection for anyone to be saved by trusting in Him for salvation apart from works of the Law (Luke 24:44-46). Peter taught Jesus’ death (cross), burial, and resurrection for anyone to be saved by grace through faith in Jesus apart from the works of the Law (Acts 15:7-11; 1 Peter 1:10-12). Paul taught Jesus’ death (cross) , burial, and resurrection for anyone to be saved by grace through faith in Jesus apart from the works of the Law (Romans 3:21-31; Romans 4:3-5; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Ephesians 2:8-9).

What is wrong and false with Mid Act Dispensationalism teachings? Some have asked is Mid Acts Dispensationalism a false heretical movement? Are Mid Acts Dispensationalists Christians? The dangers of Mid Act Dispensationalism is that they are not rightly dividing the Word of God, the Bible, and some are falsely teaching those who believe Peter and Paul preached the same gospel are not Christians (Galatians 1:6-9). Paul was amazed that they were being swayed to believe a different gospel, but it was not the true gospel (Galatians 1:6-7). The word for “different” in the Greek is the word heteron, which means to be different qualitatively. Paul states in Galatians 1:7 that the gospel they were being taught is really not another (allos in Greek meaning another of the same kind or nature), but it was contrary to the true gospel message that he taught them.

There is only one gospel message that saves, and that gospel is believing in Jesus Christ alone plus nothing for salvation (Luke 24:44-47; John 3:14-17; 5:24; 8:24; 14:6; 20:28-31; Acts 10:39-43; 15:7-11; 16:31; Romans 3:28; 4:3-5; 10:9-13; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Ephesians 2:8-9; 1 Peter 1:3-5; 1 John 5:10-13). In Galatians 1:8-9 Paul teaches that if anyone preaches a different gospel other than what he or they (apostles) have preached to them that they are to be accursed! The word accursed in Greek is the word anathema, and it means to bring self-condemnation. That is why Paul is so specific, passionate, and direct in regards to the judgment that these false teachers will receive for leading people astray from the true gospel message of salvation which is by grace through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Paul said, “even though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to that which we have preached to you, let him be accursed.” (anathema) Paul says if “we” or “an angel” preach a gospel to you other than what has been preached let him to be anathema! Paul goes beyond the natural realm to the supernatural realm instructing the believers to be careful of demonic angelic beings who may appear to them teaching lies and falsehood. If what Paul said was not clear enough he states again, “if anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to that which you have received, let me be accursed.” (anathema)

Is Mid Acts Dispensationalism false, unbiblical, heretical? Mid Acts Dispensationalists are not rightly dividing the Word of God in truth, in context, and this is a big concern.  Mid Acts Dispensationalists (Pauline Onlyism, Hyper-Dispensationalists, Ultra-Dispensationalists) teach and believe that Paul was the first and only to teach salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ are in error, and this is false according to the Scriptures. It is false to teach Peter and Paul preached different gospels (Galatians 1:6-9)! The New Testament teaches there is one gospel that saves which was taught by Jesus to His apostles, and later to Paul. Those who teach that Paul preached a different gospel from Jesus, Peter, and the apostles is false, and they are misrepresenting the gospel.  Mid Acts Dispensationalism is not rightly dividing the Word of God (2 Timothy 2:15), the Bible, and Peter and Paul did not preach different gospels (Galatians 1:6-9).

This information is for people to know truth from error, and see that Mid Acts Dispensationalism doctrine that grace is only found in Paul’s writings is false.

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Discussion

9 thoughts on “What is Wrong with Mid Acts Dispensationalism? What do Mid Acts Believe about the Gospel? Why be Concerned?

  1. “The dangers of Mid Act Dispensationalism is that some make their teachings the gospel for salvation, and claim others are not Christians”??? This is an over the top hyperbolic accusation which needs multiple citations when painting with a broad brush. MAybe some odd ball has made some similar statement but let us not accuse all of them of making such a stupid statement! Be sure to include context to make sure a particular situation is not in reference. I don’t have a problem if feel the need to hit hard, but please, leave out the cheap shots.

    Posted by Ross Purdy | December 25, 2018, 12:22 AM
  2. Great post, thank you! Check out my posts “Fundamental errors of Mid Acts dispensationalism” “more mid aacts errors”, and “Peter’s gospel” Keep telling the truth, and God bless you!

    Posted by Huckleberry2012 | December 25, 2018, 10:31 PM
  3. Grace And Peace. Appreciate your pointing out “what is WRONG” with our Mid-Acts positional belief.
    Respectfully Disagree, though, as I have Scriptures showing at least 17 “Differences” in God’s TWO Different Programs…

    Posted by Grace ambassador (bro Chris) | February 7, 2019, 2:13 PM
  4. Hello Chris. Thank you for taking the time to share a comment. You are welcome to share things here for a discussion. I did not post the link you shared because you can share your thoughts here. I am open to honest real discussions that are done in an attitude of grace and truth. Take care.

    Posted by Kelly Powers | February 7, 2019, 9:26 PM
  5. Jesus and Paul both taught Spirit-birth, but to fully beleive MAD, you have to deny that the Spirit birth message cirst began with the Jews, starting with Nicodemus. At the root of the gospel and any conformity unto God through Christ, is basic concept that man must be subject to a new creation…he must have divinity restored. The MAD proponents assert the idea that Jesus taught the kingdom message to the Jews but Paul taught the grace message to the gentiles. However, Jesus told Nicodemus that no one can see the kingdom unless he is born again. That includes all men.

    Posted by busybman | March 5, 2019, 1:02 AM
  6. Jesus and Paul both taught Spirit-birth, but to fully beleive MAD, you have to deny that the Spirit birth message first began with the Jews, starting with Nicodemus. At the root of the gospel and any conformity unto God through Christ, is the basic concept that man must be subject to a new creation…he must have divinity restored. The MAD proponents assert the idea that Jesus taught the kingdom message to the Jews but Paul taught the grace message to the gentiles. However, Jesus told Nicodemus that no one can see the kingdom unless he is born again. That is all men including Jews and Paul said the gospel was “to the Jew first and also to the Greek”.

    Posted by busybman | March 5, 2019, 1:05 AM
  7. I’ve heard the same from all others. Your young and foolish. Galatians 1 Paul is speaking about Jews that come in and try to put the Galatians under the law. You’re completely wrong on everything! You should sit down with a right dividing person and work this out because it’s you misleading people!

    Posted by Earl S. Kubin | May 17, 2019, 7:29 AM
  8. Says the clueless one. MAD is nothing but repackaged Bullingerism. It is a useless, pointless, ERRANT doctrine that only creates discord and sows “division” as you have just confirmed.

    Posted by Huckleberry2012 | July 12, 2019, 10:34 PM
  9. Curious. How is MAD repackaged Bullingerism?

    Posted by Ross Purdy | July 13, 2019, 2:44 AM

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